Larry Gaynor — President & CEO
Larry Gaynor founded tng worldwide (TNG) in 1985 and is the President and CEO. Gaynor leads TNG with its mission of 100% Customer Success.
In 2001 he was named Ernst & Young’s Michigan “Entrepreneur of the Year.” TNG has earned the Detroit Free Press “Best Workplaces” award six years in a row. Gaynor brought Gallup principles to TNG creating a strength-based organization and SAP to make it a world-class company.
Today, TNG is a leading innovator in manufacturing products focused on beauty within and for the home. TNG’s signature brands including Beauty Mask Works, EMMA BEAUTY, ForPro Professional Collection, Ginger Lily Farms, Pure Essential Oil Works, Pure Himalayan Salt Works, Scentworks and XHI Professional Works are all industry leaders.
Gaynor loves to create and invent new products. Most recent new items include EMMA Beauty ZIP DIP and Paraffin Wax Works EcoTherapy.
Larry and his wife Teresa encourage a strong commitment to investing back into the community. In 2017 they pledged $3 Million to MSU to create the Gaynor Entrepreneurial Lab. TNG is a Five-Star Investor with the American Cancer Society and has raised more than $2 million. TNG participates in annual blood drives to support the American Red Cross and is an avid supporter of Forgotten Harvest.
Gaynor has three children and three grandchildren. He enjoys running, yoga, Texas Hold ‘Em, travel, cooking and reading in his free time.
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